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Michael JackMichaelJackPhotography.com Michael enjoys capturing the ruggedness and beauty of landscapes across the country. When considering options for photography destinations, he scopes out beautiful landscapes that will capture the story that he wants the image to tell.  In the spirit of being a lifelong learner, Michael is...

Artists are invited to come to Nickel Plate Arts to sell their unused (and gently loved) art supplies during our one-day-only Art Supply Yard Sale on Saturday, August 14 from 9am-5pm. A limited number of spaces will be available so be sure to reserve your...

“Don’t get artwork to match your couch. Collect original art; support artists.” This has been Patty Coulter’s mantra since the start of her interior design days back in Southern California.  Patty is an artist with an incredible story of overcoming tragedy, heartbreak, and faith. Experiencing the...

Belinda Short brings a challenging exhibit to Four Day Ray this Summer with “Try It”—an eclectic collection of mixed media projects which showcases the creative challenges Belinda enjoys solving.  Belinda Short https://about.me/belindashort Belinda streams all of her work online, which means she ends...

Even though Craig Ogden has been expressing his artistic side his entire professional career, his upcoming exhibit will celebrate Craig’s last two official years as an artist, aptly called “Two Years Later.” Craig’s paintings are mostly done in acrylics on canvas, paper, or Masonite panels. Each one...

Many Nickel Plate Arts supporters are familiar with Marianne Glick’s colorful, contemporary, abstract paintings, frequently featuring nature - landscapes, seascapes, cityscapes, or flowers. Well, hold on to your hats because Marianne is featuring something completely new in her July exhibit at the Stephenson House –...

Here it is! Our latest issue of Arts Guide has all the arts new and stories you need to get the most creativity out of your summer! Click on the image to read this issue of Arts Guide A printed copy of the Guide is available, too -...

Thanks to the generous support of the Hamilton County Community Foundation, a CICF affiliate, and the help of Hamilton County Tourism, we are able to undertake a data-gathering project in 2021 that can help us position ourselves for the post-COVID world and for the years...

“Streets of Gold,” our June Stephenson House exhibit, showcases the photography of Frederick Durham. Frederick Durham, PhotographerInstagram @fredovisuals Receiving his first digital camera from his grandfather sparked Frederick’s fascination with photography at a young age. “[He] was the one who got me started: got me a camera,...